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LANE ONE: WADA Board holds the line on Russia, expands internal independence drive

There was no clap of thunder or bolt of lightning which came from the World Anti-Doping Agency Foundation Board meeting in Baku (AZE) on Thursday, and in many ways, that’s a good thing. There were three themes coming into the meeting which needed attention and all were addressed: • The status of the reinstatement of Russia’s […]
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5-RING CIRCUS: Beckie Scott “bullied” at WADA ExCo meeting?

The latest headlines from the reinstatement of Russia by the World Anti-Doping Agency came from former Canadian cross-country skier Beckie Scott, a member of the WADA Compliance Review Committee, from which she resigned after its recommendation for reinstatement. She told the BBC’s Dan Roan that “the treatment she faced was ‘indicative of a general attitude […]
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THE BIG PICTURE: Anger over WADA’s reinstatement of Russia continues unabated

The anger over the reinstatement of Russia by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) continues unabated. The latest is from WADA’s own Athlete Commission, released by its chair, Canadian Beckie Scott. It starts with: “As clean athletes we are devastated with WADA’s decision to reinstate RUSADA without the completion of the road map. RUSADA is back, […]
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LANE ONE: Thursday’s decision on RUSADA reinstatement is now about WADA, not Russia

Strange how politics works, turning one thing into another. The protest by a small number of National Football League players to kneel during the playing of the U.S. national anthem – poorly communicated as a stand against racism – morphed into a question of patriotism and love of country. Thursday’s meeting of the World Anti-Doping […]
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LANE ONE: Behind-the-scenes compromise has WADA poised to reinstate Russia on Thursday

After multiple indications last week that the World Anti-Doping Agency would maintain its suspension of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency at this coming Thursday’s meeting in the Seychelles, word leaked out that, in fact, WADA is poised to reinstate it. What happened? On Friday (14th), the sub-group within WADA responsible for the Russian situation – the […]
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